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    Total Time:

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    10 mins

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    Mandy at Food.com's Note:

    A super easy stand-in for traditional key lime pie. Slightly altered from the version posted on Serious Eats (http://www.seriouseats.com/recipes/2011/07/10-minute-lime-cracker-pie-recipe.html). Squeezing the limes can be a chore, but you can always skip it by buying fresh lime juice.

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    Ingredients:

    Serves: 10

    Yield:

    pie

    Units: US | Metric

    Directions:

    1. 1
      Combine condensed milk and heavy cream in a large bowl.
    2. 2
      Add lime juice and whisk until thickened, about 1 minute.
    3. 3
      Spread 1 cup filling on bottom of deep-dish pie plate.
    4. 4
      Top with single layer of Ritz crackers.
    5. 5
      Repeat, alternating layers of filling and crackers until pie plate is full. Finish with a layer of filling. For that layer, mix half of the lime zest into the "batter".
    6. 6
      Sprinkle with the remaining grated lime zest.
    7. 7
      Refrigerate overnight. Keep refrigerated until serving.
    8. 8
      Note: Original recipe called for 1/2 cup juice but I found it better with more. I also only needed 6 limes to provide the juice I needed. Club crackers can stand-in for Ritz.

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    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on March 04, 2014

      55

      Mandy! You genius. I get all the flavors and satisfaction of a key lime pie, but with only a quarter of the work and time spent. I actually like this version better - the salty hit you get from the crackers is right up my alley. Thanks so much for posting!

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    • on March 04, 2014

      55

      Thank you, Mandy! In the past I designated Key Lime Pie as a "weekend only" dessert due to time limitations. I love that I can have the flavor of one of my favorite pies in just 10 minutes. Great idea!

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    • on March 04, 2014

      55

      Wow! My dad is a huge key lime pie guy and makes them often. But who has all that time? This is my go-to when I'm craving that refreshingly sweet bite but don't want to put in all the effort. Well done, Mandy!

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    Nutritional Facts for 10-Minute Lime Pie

    Serving Size: 1 (168 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 10

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 537.2
     
    Calories from Fat 269
    50%
    Total Fat 29.8 g
    45%
    Saturated Fat 16.5 g
    82%
    Cholesterol 92.2 mg
    30%
    Sodium 323.0 mg
    13%
    Total Carbohydrate 60.7 g
    20%
    Dietary Fiber 0.6 g
    2%
    Sugars 45.4 g
    181%
    Protein 9.0 g
    18%

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    lime zest

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